You were thinking about AIDS right? When you saw the title?
The truth is? HIV and AIDS ravage the MSM community. Many progressives don’t like the statistics but medically speaking? 5% of the population should not be around 50% of the cases. Now the argument is quite simple. Each gay man is a bigger part of the population due to their small numbers. Secondly? Gay men never had much reason for condoms before HIV so the disease had time to spread. And early hook up culture among MSM was quite promiscuous so the disease spread quickly during it’s latency period. So much so that being gay is still a big risk for HIV infection.
And HIV killed the female condom and other barrier methods of contraception. The male condom is less prone to failing and things like the cervical cap didn’t stop the spread of the disease.
But there is another disease with a rising association (falsely) with homosexuality. [Read more...]